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First Name Directory - Starting with S
This site is dedicated to maintaining a database of first names from all over the world. We are still working to add all meanings to the names and sort them by gender, ethic and other behavior.
Most names come from the European and Arab area, especially italian, spanish, french and german firstnames.
SalomonSalomon is a first name and family name. The name is the Greek form of the Hebrew name of Schelomo. This is derived from Shalom peace.
SamuelSamuel (Sometimes spelled Samual) is a male given name of Hebrew origin meaning either "name of God" or "God has heard" (שם האלוהים Shem Alohim) (שמע אלוהים Sh'ma Alohim). Samuel was the last of the ruling judges in the Old Testament. He anointed Saul to be the first King of Israel and later anointed David.
SebastianSebastian is a given name. It comes from the Latin name Sebastianus meaning "from Sebastia", the ancient name of the city of Sivas, in modern Turkey. The name of the city is derived from the Greek word σεβαστός (sebastos), "venerable", which comes from σέβας (sebas), "awe, reverence, dread", in turn from the verb σέβομαι (sebomai), "feel awe, scruple, be ashamed". Sebastos was the Greek translation of the title Augustus, which was used for Roman emperors. Sebastian became a widely used name because it was the name of Saint Sebastian, a third-century Christian martyr.
SerafimThe Seraphim (singular of Seraph, plural Seraphim, or Seraphe, older language also Séraphin;) Hebrew: śrāfîm שָׂרָף śārāf, plural שְׂרָפִים; Latin: seraphim and seraphin (plural), as well as seraphus (-i, m.); Greek: σεραφείμ serapheím (m., plural)) are angels who were created in the teachings of Abrahamic religions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam by God and are subordinate to him.
SotirisSotiris (Greek Σωτήρης) is a male given name. It is a variation of Sotirios and Greek origin. The name means Salvation or redemption.
SpiroSpiro is a surname with a variety of origins, as well as a given name among Greek-speaking populations, Albanians, Montenegrins, and the Christians of Lebanon.
SpyridonSpyridon (Ancient Greek: Σπυρίδων; Modern Greek: Σπυρίδωνας) is a Greek male given name. It is often shortened to Σπύρος (Spyros, often Anglicised as Spyro or Spiro) since Spyridon sounds too archaic and ecclesiastical. The name's origins are traced to ancient Greek, originating from Spyris (Σπυρίς), meaning the one who manufactures spyrides (σπυρίδες), which were a kind of wicker baskets, or meaning the affluent, the rich man, who has much grain or other goods to spyrides (σπυρίδες).
StavrosStavros (Σταύρος) is a Greek name. It comes from σταυρóς, the Greek word for "cross", meaning the Christian cross. Unlike many other names of Greek origin (e.g. Alexander, Nicholas, Peter, Stephen) that have been adopted in many languages throughout the world, Stavros as a given name is used exclusively by Greeks. Shipping magnate Stavros Niarchos, one of the 20th century's wealthiest men, was the most famous bearer of the name internationally.
StefanStefan is a male given name, a variant of Stephan. The word originally meant in the ancient Greek Στέφανος "wreath"; "Crown" ("the wreathed" or "the sacred").
StefanosStephanos is a masculine given name and a form of Stefan (as Latin Stephanus). The word originally meant in the ancient Greek Στέφανος "wreath"; "Crown" ("the wreathed" or "the sacred").
StefenStefan is a male given name, a variant of Stephan. The word originally meant in the ancient Greek Στέφανος "wreath"; "Crown" ("the wreathed" or "the sacred").
StephanStephan is a male given name and family name. Stephan is a short form of the Latin name of Stephanus. This was made from the Greek name of Stephanos (Στέφανος). The word stephanos means in Greek "Wreath", "Crown".
StephanosStephanos is a masculine given name and a form of Stefan (as Latin Stephanus). The word originally meant in the ancient Greek Στέφανος "wreath"; "Crown" ("the wreathed" or "the sacred").
StevanStefan is a male given name, a variant of Stephan. The word originally meant in the ancient Greek Στέφανος "wreath"; "Crown" ("the wreathed" or "the sacred").
SteveStefan is a male given name, a variant of Stephan. The word originally meant in the ancient Greek Στέφανος "wreath"; "Crown" ("the wreathed" or "the sacred").
Saint GeorgeSaint George (Greek: Γεώργιος Geṓrgios; Latin: Georgius; AD 275–281 to 23 April 303), according to legend, was a Roman soldier and officer in the Guard of Roman emperor Diocletian of the Roman army, who ordered his death for failing to recant his Christian faith. As a Christian martyr, he later became one of the most venerated saints in Christianity.
SteliosStelios (Greek: Στέλιος) or formally Stylianos (Greek: Στυλιανός) is a Greek first name. This name is given to honor St. Stylianos, an orthodox saint, protector of the children.
SmizerSmizer ([ˈzmitsʲer]) is the Belarusian variant of originating from Greek first name Dmitri. In addition to Smizer also Dzimitry is in Belarus (Belarusian Дзмітрый) as Belarusian form of Russian Dmitri in use. Well-known bearer of the name Smizer are:
SavvasSavvas (Gr. Σάββας) is a Greek given name, which derives from the Hebrew word Sabbath. "Σάββατο" is the Greek name of the seventh day of the week, starting with Sunday.
In the data base are, apart from modern and traditional first names also American, Arab, Germans, English, French, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Latin, Dutch, Northern, Russian, Scandinavian, Slavian, Spanish, and Swedish first names.
Note: With an international list of names it can occur that some first names are identical to label names. Hereby we point out that all used marks are property of their respective owners.